The story of airports extends far beyond the physical airport.  The Beyond the Runway Coalition brings together a wide variety of industry stakeholders seeking to ensure that airports remain strong economic engines and job centers in their local communities.  Together, they are aligned in support for modernizing airport infrastructure financing to ensure our nation’s airports have the resources they need to remain competitive and thriving hubs of economic opportunity.

America’s airports generate more than $1.1 trillion in annual activity and support more than 9.6 million jobs. Passenger traffic through our airports has dramatically increased over the past several years, but our antiquated aviation infrastructure has not kept pace with this overwhelming demand.  To help our airports grow and remain competitive the coalition supports the following policy initiatives that will modernize and improve our nation’s airport infrastructure: 

Please contact Shervan Sebastian, Senior Manager, Government and Political Affairs for more information: .

American Association of Airport Executives


Asian American Hotel Owners Association

Airport Consultants Council

Air Conditioning Contractors of America
Alliance For Innovation and Infrastructure

American Coal Ash Association

American Coatings Association


American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association

American Council of Engineering Companies

American Hotel & Lodging Association
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
American Society of Civil Engineers

American Traffic Safety Services Association
Associated Equipment Distributors
The Associated General Contractors of America

Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Bond Dealers of America
Building America's Future

California Airports Council
CASE Construction Equipment
Competitive Enterprise Institute

Florida Airports Council
Georgia Airports Association
International Franchise Association

National Asphalt Pavement Association
National Association of State Aviation Officials
National Association of Manufacturers

National Electrical Contractors Association
National Precast Concrete Association
National Retail Federation

National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
National Utility Contractors Association
Portland Cement Association

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
San Diego Tourism Authority
  Security Industry Association

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association
The Association of Union Constructors

Texas Retailers Association

TMG Construction Corporation

U.S. Travel Association
Washington Airport Task Force